Job Interview Quotes

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The average person puts only 25% of his energy into his work.
The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity,
and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
—Andrew Carnegie

Far and away the best prize that life offers
is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.
—Theodore Roosevelt

It's not whether you get knocked down, it's whether you get back up. —Vince Lombardi

Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life. —Confucius

The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving. —Oliver Wendell Holmes

The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do. —Thomas Jefferson

It's time to start living the life we've imagined. —Henry James

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.
—Martin Luther King

All our dreams can come true—
if we have the courage to pursue them.
—Walt Disney

There are so many things you can learn about.
But you’ll miss the best things if you keep your eyes shut.
—Dr. Seuss

Before you build a better mousetrap, it helps to know if there are any mice out there. —Yogi Berra

The voyage of discovery is not in looking for new landscapes, but in looking with new eyes. —Anonymous

In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity. —Albert Einstein

Experience is not what happens to a man.
It is what a man does with what happens to him.
—Aldous Huxley

Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly. —Robert F. Kennedy

No one ever gets very far unless he accomplishes the impossible at least once a day. —Elbert Hubbard

Any fact facing us is not as important as our attitude toward it,
for that determines our success or failure.
—Norman Vincent Peale

To be a great champion, you must believe you are the best. If you're not, pretend you are. —Muhammad Ali

All of the darkness of the world cannot put out the light of one small candle. —Anonymous

If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
—Henry David Thoreau

Nothing in the world can take the place of persistence.
Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent.
Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb.
Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts.
Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.
—Calvin Coolidge

If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door. —Milton Berle

It is never too late to be what you might have been. —George Eliot

Personally, I'm always ready to learn,
although I do not always like being taught.
—Winston Churchill

Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way. —Booker T. Washington

The person who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare.
The sure-thing boat never gets far from the shore.
—Dale Carnegie

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadows. —Helen Keller

In any moment of decision,
the best thing you can do is the right thing,
the next best thing is the wrong thing,
and the worst thing you can do is nothing.
—Theodore Roosevelt

The greatest thing in this world is not so much where we stand,
as in what direction we are moving.
—Oliver Wendell Holmes

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up. —Thomas Edison

Only those who risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go. —T.S. Eliot

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